2008-08-21

Field is set for Oak Park elections

Multiple candidates file for schools, water district, MAC

The November election isn’t just about national politics. In Oak Park, there are several races with local implications. Four men are running for two openings on the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council, which is the governing body that addresses local business, land use and government issues and makes recommendations to the Ventura County Board of Supervisors. Longtime MAC members Deena […]

Women’s club donates money to Ride On equestrian center



Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club members presented a $15,000 check to Ride On Therapeutic Horsemanship on Aug. 9 at the organization’s Newbury Park ranch. The donation will be used to replace the flooring in the ranch’s stable. “This new brick floor will create a more stable and less dusty ground, which will benefit our riders who might have difficulty navigating […]

Sumac elementary kicks off fall term



Sumac Elementary School will host the third annual Kickoff Day on Tues., Aug. 26 in the school’s multipurpose room, 6050 Calmfield Ave., Agoura Hills. The event will have staggered start times to ease crowding: new families arrive at 4 p.m.; returning families with last names A to L arrive 4:45 p.m., and returning families with last names M to Z […]

Oak Park Community Center seeking teens for council

Middle, high school students wanted

The Oak Park Community Center, which is part of the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, is seeking interested people to serve on the Oak Park Teen Council for a oneyear term ending June 30, 2009. The Teen Council consists of seven and to 11 Oak Park teens entering grades seven to 12 in the fall. One representative is selected […]

Bard’s classic plays in Calabasas



SHREWD MOVES—Classics in the Park troupe members Mark Goles, Suzanne Tobin and Branden West perform “Taming of the Shrew” at Grape Arbor Park in Calabasas last Sunday.

Close To Schools, Parks And Shopping



This single story home has a two-tiered fountain and floral gardens located on a cul-de-sac. This home includes smooth ceilings, recessed lighting, plantation shutters, designer paint and hardwood floors throughout. The living room has a gas and wood-burning fireplace and the formal dining room looks out to a garden sitting area. The remodeled kitchen has granite counters, newer Brookhaven cabinetry […]

Boas are big this summer



SNAKES ALIVE—Above, left, Callie Stork, 10; Bobby Sillman, 9; Will Wolfe, 8; Spencer High, 9; and Sierra Melendez, 7; say hello to Tomaco, a Columbian boa constrictor, with help from the Wildlife Company’s Shauna Falzone, far left and Jessica Leigh, far right, during a presentation at the Calabasas Library. Now in its new location at the Calabasas Civic Center, the […]

Car show to feature classic Corvettes



Red Line Corvettes, in conjunction with the Thousand Oaks Police Department and Conejo Recreation and Park District, will hold its 15th annual car show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., Sept. 14 at Conejo Creek Park, 1379 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The show will include raffles, awards, food and drinks, vendors and entertainment. Show cars from all over […]

Girls off to the races

Marmonte League preview: Cross country

Slowly but surely, the gap is closing. Although many coaches pick Royal High to be the top girls’ cross country team in the Marmonte League once again, even Royal’s head coach, Jay Sramek, believes it will be tough to repeat as champs in 2008. “We’re still looking to dominate like we’ve done in the past, but I don’t think we […]

Bonsai Society to meet tonight



Conejo Valley Bonsai Society will hold their monthly meeting 7:30 p.m. tonight, Thurs., Aug. 21, at the Community Center of Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Members will prepare their best plants for the Gardens of the World show in October. For more information, call (805) 495-7480.


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